Learn how to use the discriminant to solve problems and determine the number of solutions to quadratic equations.
Given a quadratic equation, find its discriminant and use the result to determine the nature of the solutions.
How to find and use the discriminant of quadratic equations, as explained by Khan Academy.
This video demonstrates a sample use of the discriminant.
This video provides an explanation of the concept of the discriminant.
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Students will generate questions, activate prior knowledge and collect information to answer these questions.
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